A man and his dog rest at the George R. Brown Convention Center, which opened as a shelter for people escaping Tropical Storm Harvey floods.
Harris Health System patient Lila White takes a walk through her neighborhood. The cover story of the August 2017 issue of TMC Pulse examines tuberculosis treatment in Houston.
A few bright spots on a rainy day in the Texas Medical Center.
A young swimmer takes a break during a lesson with Wolfies Swim School. Look for a story on water safety in the August issue of TMC Pulse.
The Menil Collection features "Francis Alys: The Fabiola Project" in its Byzantine Fresco Chapel. The exhibit consists of a series of portraits of St. Fabiola, the patron saint of nurses and abused spouses. Look for more in the next Curated column in August's TMC Pulse.
Ruth Cook observes "Humanae, (work in progress)" by Brazilian artist Angélica Dass, at The Health Museum May 8, 2017, in Houston. The exhibit "challenges visitors to rethink how they see race and think about skin color through a chromatic inventory of the different human skin tones that label human subjects with their corresponding color in the industrial palette, Pantone."
Stacy Berg holds a glass globe in front of her home library May 9, 2017, in Houston. As a physician-scientist, Stacey Berg, M.D., has co-authored more than 100 scientific papers, but in her spare time, Berg writes speculative fiction exploring the imaginative world of science fiction and fantasy.
Jose Martinez, left, holds Jesus Benitez, 1, as he receives the MMR vaccine at the Aldine Community WIC May 10, 2017, in Houston.
MD Anderson patients gather to learn about the North American porcupine, Ernie, who lives at the Houston Zoo May 24, 2017.
Jim "Mattress Mac" McIngvale speaks during a luncheon honoring volunteers at TMCx May 16, 2017.
Former Vice President Joe Biden shares a moment with wife, Jill Biden, at SXSW. Biden spoke about the fight to end cancer.
SXSW attendee experiences virtual reality.
Students at a local school participate in a social and emotional learning program.
Words to inspire young students.
Legendary journalist Dan Rather speaks at the American Red Cross of Greater Houston's annual Wrapped in Red Luncheon.
A patient at the W.J. Estelle Unit, a prison in Huntsville, Tex., awaits treatment. Learn more in TMC Pulse's April cover story.
Alessandro Grattoni, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Nanomedicine at Houston Methodist Research Institute, reflected in parts of his implantable drug delivery device. Learn more in the April's Solutions column.
Artist Brandon Lack shows off one of his paintings. Lack, a patient at the Transition Medicine Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist Hospital, who has Down syndrome, uses art to get through difficult times. Learn more in April's Curated column.
A collection of firearms at the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences' new facility. A ribbon-cutting for the state-of-the-art building was held March 16.
A ceremony at Baylor College of Medicine honors donors to the Willed Body Program. Learn more in the April issue of TMC Pulse.

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